Clarified butter (ghee) is used as a food ingredient or a body care product in Ayurveda and aromatherapy.
Melted butter Ghee is produced by heating the butter over a low heat until all the water evaporates, milk solids separates, and butter turns into golden transparent oil. It is characterized by a sweet, delicate flavor of nuts. Food made with Ghee butter acquires a unique flavor and aroma.
Ghee butter is perfect for high-heat cooking due to its high smoke point: water (which boils at 100 °C ) is evaporated, and milk solids (which starts to burn at 125 ° C) are removed during the making process. Melted butter is ideal for sautéing, braising, pan-frying and deep-frying. For porridges, Ghee butter gives shine, for soups or sauces it provides a yellowish tint and improves the nutritional properties. Suitable for babies and children.
Ghee butter is known for its health benefits in Ayurveda.